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Health Information

Explore relevant library resources and links to authoritative health websites

COVID-19 Information 

View the latest information on the COVID-19 pandemic within our community through the resources below.  

Health Care

Learn about Ontario’s health care system accessing health care services in Halton through the resources listed below.

Food and Nutrition

Eating a nutritious and balanced diet is one of the best ways to protect and promote good health. Learn more about current advisories, Canada’s Food Guide, and healthy eating through the resources below.

Medical Tests and Diagnostic Procedures

Research what to expect, how to prepare, and the purpose behind certain medical tests and diagnostic procedures.

Mental Health

Mental health is a necessary resource for living a healthy life and a main factor in overall health. In this section you will find information on mental health and mental illness.

Pharmaceutical Drug Information

Search for information on prescription or over-the-counter drugs with the resources listed below. The resources listed below should be considered only as a reference aid and are not intended to be a substitute for professional judgement and health care.

Travel Health

Includes information on the health risks of travelling to various regions of the world, travel clinics, immunizations and other preventive measures to understand potential health risks associated with travel.

Explore early literacy programs at OPL

It’s never too early to introduce a child to reading. Babytime is a free program perfect for infants aged 0-11 months and their caregivers. Sing, clap, bounce and learn rhymes together!